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Articles by Beena Saeed
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  Beena Saeed , Amir Zaman Khan and Hasina Gul
  Nitrogen and sulfur supplies have a strong influence on the physio-chemical characteristics of crop as well as on the quality and quantity of wheat storage proteins, which play an important role in bread-making process. In order to evaluate the contribution of soil and foliar fertilization of nitrogen and sulfur on quality assessment of wheat, a field trail was carried out having RCB design with four replications and eight different treatments of N and S combinations allotted to plots at different growth stages. Results indicated that highest gluten content (28.35%) was recorded when the wheat crop was fertilized with treatment number-6. Likewise minimum ash contents (1.83%) and minimum electrical conductivity was observed with fertilization of treatment number-8, while control practice result low gluten contents, low standard germination %age and minimum accelerated aging germination test value. In all the recorded observations concerning the experiment wheat cultivar Pirsabaq-2005 showed appreciable response as compared with other variety. So it is possible to obtain maximum quality assessment traits of wheat grain and flour through soil and foliar application of N and S.
  Hasina Gul , Amir Zaman Khan , Beena Saeed , Shaheen Nigar , Ahmad Said and Shad Khan Khalil
  A two years field study was conducted to determine seed quality tests of wheat varieties under the response of different sowing dates and nitrogen fertilization at New Developmental Farm of Khyber Pakhtunkhawa Agricultural University, Peshawer, Pakistan under agro-climatic condition of Peshawar valley during 2008-09 and 2009-10. The experiment was laid out according to randomized complete block design having split plot arrangements with four repeats. Four planting dates (24th October, 13th November, 3rd December and 23rd December) with 20 days intervals allocated to main plots whole 4 levels of nitrogen (0, 100, 130 and 160 kg N/ha) along with two varieties (Pirsabak 2005 and Khyber-87) were allotted to sub plots. Wheat crop responded differently to sowing dates and nitrogen fertilization for various characters. Highest standard germination, field emergence, accelerated aging germination test and seedling dry weight were recorded under 24th October sowing but lowest values were obtained under delay seeded condition. Similarly these seed quality attributes of Khyber-87 significantly affected by nitrogen application. Early (Oct. 24th) seeding date in combination with 130 kg N/ha accelerated seed quality attributes of Khyber-87 whereas late seeded condition declined these parameters even using maximum dose of nitrogen.
 
 
 
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